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Diana - Private Guide in Bucharest

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Castles of Transylvania - 1 day tour

Private tour in Bucharest

Tour Price : USD 360 (for up to 5 people) Duration : 1 day (approx. 10 hours) Languages: English, Spanish


Castles of Transylvania: Visit Dracula's Castle and Peles Castle


Legend has it that Count Dracula lived in a castle in Transylvania. Surrounded by an aura of mystery and perched high atop a rock, Bran Castle owes its fame to imposing towers the myth created around Bram Stocker's 'Dracula'.

Discover the enchanting mountain region of the Carpathian Mountains and the cities of Sinaia, Bran and Brasov.  


Bucharest - Sinaia - Bran - Brasov - Bucharest

Peles Castle: Located in Sinaia (44 km from Brasov), it is considered by many one of the most beautiful castles in all Europe. In the natural back drops of the Carpathian Mountains the castle is a masterpiece of German Renaissance architecture.

Bran Castle also known as the 'Castle of Dracula' - The legend about Dracula, Stoker's story is based on the life of Vlad Tepes/Vlad the Impaler (1431-1476), a ruler revered by Romanians for standing up to the Ottoman Empire. Known as one of the most dreadful enemies of the Turks, Vlad started organizing the state and enforcing the law by applying death penalty and impaling all those he considered enemies.

We will finish our tour with a walk in the old town center of Brasov and dinner in a traditional Romanian restaurant.


17 Sep - 13 May Peles Castle is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays

14 May - 16 Sep Peles Castle is closed on Mondays

** If you wish to take this tour on a date when the castle is closed, it can be replaced with Rasnov Fortress, located close to Bran Castle. Or another location that you choose and is located at reasonable distance.

Estimated Local Cash Needed: 150 LEI - for entrance fees and meals.

**What's Included:

- Minivan with driver (A/C)

- English-speaking guide

**What's Extra:

- entrance and photo/video fees

- meals


 Tour Type: City, Cultural, Food and Wine

Transportation Method: Volkswagen Sharan minivan, year 2008, 7 seats, air conditioning, CD player, very spacious and comfortable.

Activity Level: Light

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: USD 360 (for up to 5 people)
Duration: 1 day (approx. 10 hours)
Group Size: max. 5 people (for a larger group please contact me)
Languages: English, Spanish
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :NO
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):YES
Food and Drinks :NO
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :YES
Translation services :YES
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :YES
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :NO
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :YES
This Tour is Kid Friendly :YES